Bay View – California repeals discriminatory loitering for prostitution law

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https://sfbayview.com/2022/07/california-repeals-discriminatory-loitering-for-prostitution-law/ July 26, 2022 by Rachel West, US PROStitutes Collective There is a wave of change in the US on the rights of sex workers and it is growing. A slew of laws challenging the criminalization of sex work are … Continue reading

From our sister group ECP: “Stop punishing sex worker mums by taking kids away, demand activists”

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Call to decriminalise sex work and support women in need rather than labelling them ‘unfit’ because of their work Lauren Crosby Medlicott25 July 2022, 2.06pm openDemocracy Every Wednesday, picketers meet outside the Central Family Court in London to protest against … Continue reading

US PROS Speech at Sex Worker Rights Symposium for Super Bowl Week ’22

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On February 9th, 2022 the Stop The Raids committee held a Sex Worker Rights Symposium online. The committee came together to oppose the false pretext of an increase in trafficking during Super Bowl as an excuse for massive police crackdowns … Continue reading

Know Your Rights To: Protection Justice, Compensation for Sex Workers & Formerly Incarcerated People – Campaign & Booklet

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On July 14th 2021 US PROStitutes Collective launched a new Know Your Rights campaign and booklet for sex workers and formerly incarcerated people. The booklet focuses on hard won laws and policies that have to do with protection, justice and … Continue reading

US PROS quoted in: “Has FOSTA Accomplished Its Goals?”

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Liberal CurrentsLauren Crosby · March 16, 2021 In April 2018, the Trump administration signed FOSTA—a combination of the Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act and the Stop Enabling Sex Traffickers Act—into law, ostensibly a response to the Section 230 protections which kept … Continue reading

Media: “Sex workers are human too. They deserve protections for reporting violence.”

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Lauren Crosby Medlicott , Opinion Contributor, Business Insider Feb 14, 2021, 5:03 AM Sex workers are scared to report violence for fear of criminalization for prostitution.  Between 45% and 75% of sex workers globally have experienced violence at work. Until decriminalization of sex … Continue reading

Testimony from US PROS in Support of the DC Community Safety and Health Amendment Act of 2019

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                   Hearing of the Committee on the Judiciary and Public Safety, October 17, 2019 The US PROStitutes Collective (US PROS) is in strong support of the Community Safety and Health Amendment Act … Continue reading